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Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders, USA, 1984)

Paris, Texas is a movie with the kind of passion and willingness to experiment that was more common fifteen years ago than it is now. It has more links with films like Five Easy Pieces and Easy Rider and Midnight Cowboy, than with the slick arcade games that are the box-office winners of the 1980s. It is true, deep, and brilliant.
— Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

Harry Dean Stanton stars as Travis, a drifter suffering from amnesia who one day wanders out of the desert and is picked up by his brother Walt (Dean Stockwell). After being reunited with his young son, the pair set off to track down Travis’s wife, Jane (Nastassja Kinski), who has fallen on hard times. A melancholic road movie scripted by Sam Shephard with haunting Ry Cooder score.